The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Shropshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 38 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 15 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 3.66% 1.23% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.76% 1.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 0
Median daily rate £415 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Shropshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Shropshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
399 158 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Shropshire 97.32% 97.53% 89.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 58 56
Median daily rate £430 £430 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 1
Median hourly rate £43.50 £37.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% +74.41%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Shropshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Shropshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Shropshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford -6 14 £415 -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Shropshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) DevOps
3 24 (85.71%) Scala
3 24 (85.71%) Open Source
3 24 (85.71%) MongoDB
3 24 (85.71%) Java
4 22 (78.57%) Play Framework
5 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (64.29%) JSON
6 18 (64.29%) XML
6 18 (64.29%) Puppet
6 18 (64.29%) Docker
6 18 (64.29%) Microservices
7 16 (57.14%) Unix
8 15 (53.57%) WebLogic
8 15 (53.57%) SQL
8 15 (53.57%) J2EE
8 15 (53.57%) Linux
8 15 (53.57%) J2SE
8 15 (53.57%) webMethods
8 15 (53.57%) Selenium
8 15 (53.57%) SOAP
8 15 (53.57%) Spring
8 15 (53.57%) REST
9 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
10 12 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
11 11 (39.29%) Adobe
11 11 (39.29%) Google
12 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (53.57%) WebLogic
2 12 (42.86%) WebLogic Portal
3 3 (10.71%) Apache
3 3 (10.71%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (35.71%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (35.71%) Cloud Computing
1 10 (35.71%) Google App Engine
1 10 (35.71%) Google Cloud Platform
1 10 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) GitHub
2 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
1 3 (10.71%) SSL
1 3 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (85.71%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (53.57%) Selenium
2 6 (21.43%) IntelliJ
3 3 (10.71%) Eclipse
3 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.57%) Ant
5 1 (3.57%) Cucumber
5 1 (3.57%) Gatling
5 1 (3.57%) Grunt
5 1 (3.57%) gulp
5 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (3.57%) Sublime Text
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Play Framework
2 18 (64.29%) JSON
2 18 (64.29%) XML
3 15 (53.57%) J2EE
3 15 (53.57%) J2SE
3 15 (53.57%) REST
3 15 (53.57%) SOAP
3 15 (53.57%) Spring
4 13 (46.43%) Hibernate
5 6 (21.43%) CSS
6 3 (10.71%) EJB
6 3 (10.71%) HTML
6 3 (10.71%) HTML5
7 1 (3.57%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.57%) Gherkin
7 1 (3.57%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) Node.js
7 1 (3.57%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Unix
2 15 (53.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) AIX
3 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (89.29%) DevOps
3 24 (85.71%) Open Source
4 21 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (64.29%) Microservices
6 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Automated Testing
7 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 1 (3.57%) Analytics
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 24 (85.71%) Java
1 24 (85.71%) Scala
2 15 (53.57%) SQL
3 2 (7.14%) C#
3 2 (7.14%) Haskell
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) Embedded C
4 1 (3.57%) Groovy
4 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (3.57%) Perl
4 1 (3.57%) Python
4 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.14%) QA
2 1 (3.57%) MISRA
System Software
1 18 (64.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (64.29%) Puppet
2 1 (3.57%) BladeLogic
2 1 (3.57%) Grafana
2 1 (3.57%) Kibana
2 1 (3.57%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) webMethods
2 11 (39.29%) Adobe
2 11 (39.29%) Google
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft